Jones Lang LaSalle appoints retail leasing specialist

San Francisco -- Jones Lang LaSalle announced that John Stevens joined the firm’s San Francisco office as VP leasing specialist. A 25-year veteran of commercial real estate, Stevens will focus on leasing space in the firm’s 12 million-sq.-ft., third-party retail portfolio on the West Coast.

Stevens joins Jones Lang LaSalle from General Growth Properties where, for more than 13 years, he leased some of the REIT’s largest and most productive properties in the Western United States, including San Francisco’s Stonestown Galleria, Eastridge Mall in San Jose and Southland Mall in Hayward, Calif.